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T-Mobile Considering “Anytime Upgrade” Club Allowing Two Upgrades Per year

For those of us who love to grab the next best thing in the smartphone world, T-Mobile dropped a hint to CNET that the company is considering a “club” allowing for “anytime upgrades.” The club, which would require a “very small” membership fee would allow for a maximum of two upgrades per year, though it’s unclear if any membership fee would be annual or monthly. In exchange for this fee, customers would receive … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere Breaks UNcarrier Down With New YouTube Video

If you missed our exciting liveblog of T-Mobile’s UNcarrier event this morning and the TmoNews “shout-out,” not to worry. T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere is breaking down everything that’s happening and all that UNcarrier means in this 105 second video. T-Mobile is unveiling the best upgrade program in wireless, the best devices, and much more.Watch the video … [read full article]

Editorial: T-Mobile’s New Plans Are Awesome For Everyone

Earlier today, T-Mobile held an event to show off the new plans and payment schemes for service and phones. There weren’t many surprises given all the leaks we’ve had in the last few weeks about T-Mobile’s “Uncarrier” offering. Like John Legere promised back in December, the new plans are very simple and pretty easy to understand once you grasp the basic concepts behind the plans. When looking at them on the website, … [read full article]

First Video Look At T-Mobile’s First LTE Mobile HotSpot, The Sonic 2.0

I know, I know, it’s just a Mobile Hotspot — but as T-Mobile’s FIRST LTE Mobile HotSpot, I consider the Sonic 2.0 a big deal. Therefore, this quick video hands-on of the boot up should interest you, if for no other reason than because it’s fun to watch things turn on and do…stuff. An eagle-eyed T-Mobile reader found one hanging around his local store and grabbed a quick video for all the world to see. If … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s First LTE MobileHotSpot, The Sonic 2.0 Begins Arriving In Retail Stores

T-Mobile’s first LTE-ready Mobile HotSpot, the Sonic 2.0 is slowly beginning to creep into company owned retail stores nationwide. Early indications showed the Sonic 2.0 launching on March 27th, but with T-Mobile’s special media event one day earlier, it’s possible we could see an announcement then. There’s no word on cost, but T-Mobile’s new Mobile Broadband pricing … [read full article]

I’m Bringing TmoNews YouTube Back…Starting With Some Hands-On Of The Galaxy S 4

That’s right, I’m bringing the TmoNews YouTube channel back from — wherever it’s been lately. I’m kicking things off with some content from the Galaxy S 4 unveiling and I know the videos are a few days late, but between traveling, learning iMovie, diaper changing and getting past my nerves it’s taken me a few days to get these ready. Clearly I need an intern. Anyways, I know the videos are rough and I know I have … [read full article]

T-Mobile New Classic And Prepaid Plans, Classic Available At All National Resellers

While T-Mobile’s corporate owned retail stores will go live with a Value Plan only environment on March 24th, National Retailers are launching a total revamp of the company’s Classic Plans. Why two sets of rate plans you ask? The simple answer is that T-Mobile’s national retailers like Target, Walmart and Best Buy can’t support the Value Plan structure of commissions paid out by the carrier. In the cases of corporate stores where T-Mobile … [read full article]

Andy Rubin Leaves Post As Head Of Android, Sundar Pichai Takes Over

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In a surprising move, Google CEO Larry page took to the company’s official blog to announce the departure of the Android man himself, Andy Rubin. Taking his place will be Sundar Pichai, who will lead Android in addition to his existing roles as the head of Chrome and Apps. Page took the opportunity to applaud Andy’s work with Android, announcing that more than 750 million Android devices have been activated globally with more … [read full article]

Google’s Newest Android Distribution Chart Sees Android 4.0+ Overtake Gingerbread

We always know it’s the start of a brand new month with the release of Google’s newest Android distribution numbers. There’s some good news for the two-week period ending March 4th — devices running Android 4.0 or higher are now the majority of the Android platform. With Ice Cream Sandwich holding 28.6% and Jelly Bean with 16.5%, Android 4.0 overtakes Gingerbread’s 44.2% of the Android pie. Amazingly, Donut, Eclair and Froyo still … [read full article]